Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 126 219
Rank change year-on-year +29 +93 +144
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1105 892 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.65% 1.97% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.71% 16.85% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 645 354
London median daily rate £413 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +21.48% -3.57%
10th Percentile £154 £192 £167
90th Percentile £606 £575 £556
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 24
London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.53 £16.33
90th Percentile £23.00 £26.00 £31.88
England median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% -14.29% +14.75%

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6611 5295 3314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.83% 11.68% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 3920 2289
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £310 £308 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £587
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 52 52
London median hourly rate £21.23 £25.50 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.75% -6.10% +55.19%
10th Percentile £12.06 £13.53 £16.44
90th Percentile £117.50 £46.88 £40.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +32.35%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 149 £425 +5.26% 29
Canary Wharf +6 13 £350 -
West End of London +19 11 £473 +250.00% 4
Westminster +5 6 £495 +20.00%
Enfield -4 6 £200 +33.33% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -8 6 £290 -
Hounslow +6 4 - - 1
Uxbridge +2 4 £395 -18.97%
Chiswick - 4 £185 -
Bromley +12 3 £300 -
Croydon -3 3 £280 -13.85%
Stockley Park - 3 - -
Wembley +3 2 £200 -
Ealing - 2 £375 -
Romford - 2 £125 -
Heathrow - 2 £513 -
Twickenham +1 1 £363 - 1
Docklands, London 0 1 - -
Brentford -1 1 £365 -2.67%
Hayes - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £150 -
Hackney - 1 £275 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 594 (53.76%) Windows
2 463 (41.90%) Microsoft
3 456 (41.27%) Active Directory
4 316 (28.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 310 (28.05%) Migration
6 304 (27.51%) SharePoint
7 252 (22.81%) Windows 10
8 214 (19.37%) Windows Server
9 179 (16.20%) VMware
10 178 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
11 176 (15.93%) Finance
12 162 (14.66%) ITIL
12 162 (14.66%) MS Exchange
13 157 (14.21%) Skype for Business
14 149 (13.48%) SCCM
14 149 (13.48%) PowerShell
15 134 (12.13%) Skype
16 119 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
17 117 (10.59%) Windows 7
18 114 (10.32%) Citrix
19 112 (10.14%) Project Management
20 109 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 107 (9.68%) Security Cleared
22 104 (9.41%) SQL Server
23 99 (8.96%) Azure Active Directory
24 97 (8.78%) Cisco
25 95 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
26 94 (8.51%) PRINCE2
27 90 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
28 85 (7.69%) SQL

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 304 (27.51%) SharePoint
2 162 (14.66%) MS Exchange
3 157 (14.21%) Skype for Business
4 84 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 82 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 51 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 31 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (1.99%) IIS
9 20 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.81%) CMS
13 8 (0.72%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.63%) Magnolia
15 4 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.36%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.27%) Apache
16 3 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 178 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.090%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.090%) InVision
Business Applications
1 34 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.090%) Eikon
4 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 316 (28.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (8.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 68 (6.15%) OneDrive
4 65 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (3.62%) Yammer
6 39 (3.53%) IaaS
7 31 (2.81%) SaaS
8 23 (2.08%) PaaS
9 18 (1.63%) G Suite
10 9 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.27%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.090%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.090%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.090%) AWS OpsWorks
15 1 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.090%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 134 (12.13%) Skype
2 78 (7.06%) DNS
3 67 (6.06%) Firewall
4 61 (5.52%) DHCP
4 61 (5.52%) WAN
5 60 (5.43%) VPN
6 59 (5.34%) LAN
7 50 (4.52%) SAN
8 36 (3.26%) Intranet
9 33 (2.99%) Internet
10 28 (2.53%) VoIP
11 27 (2.44%) TCP/IP
12 22 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
13 20 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.45%) NAS
14 16 (1.45%) VLAN
15 15 (1.36%) Wireless
16 14 (1.27%) Network Security
17 12 (1.09%) MPLS
18 10 (0.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (1.27%) Power BI
3 14 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (0.72%) Big Data
7 7 (0.63%) EDRMS
7 7 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.54%) MySQL
8 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.54%) JIRA
3 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.27%) MSI
5 2 (0.18%) GoCD
5 2 (0.18%) Maven
5 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.090%) Ant
6 1 (0.090%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.090%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.090%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.090%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.090%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.090%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.090%) MorphX
6 1 (0.090%) NUnit
6 1 (0.090%) RSpec
6 1 (0.090%) SonarQube
General
1 176 (15.93%) Finance
2 54 (4.89%) Banking
3 42 (3.80%) Retail
4 25 (2.26%) Advertising
5 22 (1.99%) Legal
6 17 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.09%) Marketing
8 11 (1.00%) Back Office
8 11 (1.00%) Law
9 8 (0.72%) French Language
9 8 (0.72%) Publishing
10 7 (0.63%) German Language
10 7 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.45%) Electronics
12 4 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.36%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.36%) Local Government
12 4 (0.36%) Polish Language
12 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 211 (19.10%) Architect
2 118 (10.68%) Analyst
3 107 (9.68%) Consultant
4 103 (9.32%) Project Manager
5 81 (7.33%) Support Engineer
6 73 (6.61%) Office 365 Architect
7 69 (6.24%) Office 365 Manager
8 56 (5.07%) Desktop Support
8 56 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 50 (4.52%) Infrastructure Architect
9 50 (4.52%) Office 365 Consultant
9 50 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
10 48 (4.34%) Administrator
10 48 (4.34%) Technical Architect
10 48 (4.34%) Windows Engineer
11 47 (4.25%) Office 365 Engineer
12 41 (3.71%) Developer
13 40 (3.62%) Support Analyst
14 35 (3.17%) IT Support
15 34 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.71%) .NET
2 21 (1.90%) Web Services
3 20 (1.81%) CSS
3 20 (1.81%) HTML
4 17 (1.54%) jQuery
5 16 (1.45%) XML
6 15 (1.36%) JSON
7 14 (1.27%) SAML
8 11 (1.00%) COM
8 11 (1.00%) REST
9 9 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.81%) OAuth
9 9 (0.81%) WAP
10 6 (0.54%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.54%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (0.45%) RESTful
12 4 (0.36%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.36%) HTML5
12 4 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 33 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.08%) PKI
5 20 (1.81%) Blackberry
6 19 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.45%) Clustering
9 14 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 13 (1.18%) iPhone
11 12 (1.09%) Replication
11 12 (1.09%) User Experience
12 11 (1.00%) BYOD
13 10 (0.90%) NHS
14 8 (0.72%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.72%) Fintech
14 8 (0.72%) iPad
14 8 (0.72%) Thin Client
14 8 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 594 (53.76%) Windows
2 252 (22.81%) Windows 10
3 214 (19.37%) Windows Server
4 117 (10.59%) Windows 7
5 109 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (3.71%) Android
8 38 (3.44%) Windows 8
9 35 (3.17%) Linux
10 31 (2.81%) Apple iOS
11 29 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (2.26%) Mac OS X
13 16 (1.45%) Unix
14 14 (1.27%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.81%) CentOS
16 7 (0.63%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.54%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.54%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.45%) Solaris
19 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (28.05%) Migration
2 162 (14.66%) ITIL
3 119 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (10.14%) Project Management
5 94 (8.51%) PRINCE2
6 77 (6.97%) TOGAF
7 64 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (4.52%) Change Management
10 40 (3.62%) Data Protection
11 39 (3.53%) Service Management
12 36 (3.26%) CRM
13 31 (2.81%) Task Automation
14 29 (2.62%) Enterprise Architecture
15 27 (2.44%) Business Analysis
15 27 (2.44%) Programme Management
16 25 (2.26%) Document Management
16 25 (2.26%) Supplier Management
17 24 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 149 (13.48%) PowerShell
2 85 (7.69%) SQL
3 33 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 23 (2.08%) C#
5 16 (1.45%) C
6 10 (0.90%) VB
7 9 (0.81%) VBA
7 9 (0.81%) VBScript
8 8 (0.72%) Java
9 4 (0.36%) Python
10 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.27%) Perl
10 3 (0.27%) PHP
10 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.18%) Ruby
11 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.090%) C++
12 1 (0.090%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.090%) VB6
12 1 (0.090%) X++
Qualifications
1 107 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 95 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (7.15%) SC Cleared
4 54 (4.89%) MCSE
5 48 (4.34%) Degree
6 29 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (2.62%) MCITP
7 25 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.17%) CCNA
9 19 (1.72%) MCSA
9 19 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (1.27%) MCP
12 13 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (1.18%) PMI Certification
13 12 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.90%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.90%) PMP
15 6 (0.54%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.81%) PMO
2 21 (1.90%) SLA
3 13 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.45%) GDPR
6 4 (0.36%) COBIT
6 4 (0.36%) QA
7 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.090%) GCP
System Software
1 456 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 90 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.44%) XenApp
5 21 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.45%) vSphere
7 15 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.00%) DFS Replication
9 10 (0.90%) BitLocker
9 10 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.36%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.27%) UAG
12 3 (0.27%) vCloud
13 2 (0.18%) Docker
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 149 (13.48%) SCCM
2 51 (4.62%) SCOM
3 46 (4.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 13 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (1.00%) Puppet
8 10 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
8 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (0.90%) WSUS
9 9 (0.81%) Ansible
9 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.72%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.72%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.63%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.36%) Nagios
13 4 (0.36%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 463 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 179 (16.20%) VMware
3 114 (10.32%) Citrix
4 97 (8.78%) Cisco
5 52 (4.71%) HP
6 41 (3.71%) Apple
7 32 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 31 (2.81%) SAP
9 30 (2.71%) Dell
10 28 (2.53%) Oracle
11 27 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.99%) NetApp
13 21 (1.90%) Juniper
14 19 (1.72%) Symantec
15 18 (1.63%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.63%) Meraki
16 16 (1.45%) Google
17 14 (1.27%) Remedy
18 13 (1.18%) AppSense
19 12 (1.09%) Sophos
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Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
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